Go as far as you can see… #Glasgow #autumn

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Go as far as you can see; when you get there you’ll be able to see farther. —Thomas Carlyle, 19th Century Scottish writer and philosopher

Autumn walk in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Park
Top row: Stewart Fountain by James Sellars, Lioness and Cubs Statue, Scotland Light Infantry Memorial
Middle row: Kelvingrove Museum, River Kelvin, Piper at Glasgow University
Bottom row: Stewart Fountain, Thomas Carlyle Memorial, River Kelvin

 

NOTE: I can’t be the only one who finds it amusing that the statue to Carlyle—who famously said, “Economics is not a gay science. It is a dreary, desolate, and indeed quite abject and distressing one; what we might call, by way of eminence, the dismal science.”—is placed in front of Glasgow University’s Adam Smith School of Business…